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Jul 13, 2011 2:00pm EDT
side of the tracks. the county in question just north of new york city's westchester county and according to some it's becoming a major civil rights battleground after a lawsuit was filed by the anti-discrimination center. in many towns the average home price is more than $1 million. westchester is accused of defrauding the government by taking federal dollars meant to provide fair housing but not following through, and now some are calling for the obama administration to get involved in what is seen as a battle between the haves and the have-nots. a contributing writer at talks about it in an article called "segregation in the land of limousine liberals." the thanks for joining us. >> thanks for having me. >> take us back to the allegation that the county wanted federal dollars but didn't plan to build fair housing. >> reporter: municipalities all across the country, you know, get federal housing dollars and community development block grants and check a box saying we're working to further fair housing and for a long time it's been seen as, that checking a box, but wh
Jul 17, 2011 2:00pm EDT
. well, maryann grew up peggy markus in westchester, new york, and sort of a bedroom community of new york city. heifer parents were secular jews but celebrated christmas and easter. she loved christmas music, loved classical music, easter baskets, and she didn't understand she was a jew until she was sort of in school and she began the playground taunts from catholic school children. they threw rocks at her, called her chris killer and -- christ killer, and she began what is this judaism, and so her parents sent her to hebrew school, and she was fascinated by the stories, the stories of her ancestors living in, you know, these biblical lands, and, you know, it made them seem so much more exciting than the jews that she was growing up around. you know, she was shunned by the orthodox jews in her immediate community because she lived in a household and was surrounded by tribal divisions, but in bible school she was looking at the jews and arabing living side by side harmoniously and it seems very simple, desert tribal community, very -- and it excited her imagination, and she was born
Jul 17, 2011 2:00am EDT
thought she grew up in westchester. she washed her sister, all her cousins getting married. the idea of marriage she was a little scared to hear what she was scared of boys, but she wanted those things things in a peculiar way. if only just to be like her well-adjusted sister. so she was torn, that she had no facility with boys. so in a way it was perfect. also, she wasn't beautiful like her sister. she was rather ungainly and she admitted she had absolutely no charm what the weather. and she was very aware of her clumsiness. it's a really, what your future holds for her and americana classics and so, it made sense that it would search out a more traditional culture where it really didn't matter what you look like, we're winning, you know, have a specific role to play. on the other hand, she would go to packet and then automatically assume that because she was writing all these articles have been published in the muslim press and because she was corresponding with his egyptian prison and has signout on son-in-law and living in exile with the laudable duty, she was the voice that has
Jul 4, 2011 6:00am EDT
new york in westchester county. we will show you as many fireworks as we can before the big shows in our area in the inner harbor and catonsville. and we will bring you video here and from across the country. >> do you've favorite? >> favorite fireworks. i've seen new york and i like the fireworks show here from ourroof top. >> show off. >> i know. >>> listen, this morning, rescue efforts continue. this situation involves a flooded mine. >> 23 people are trapped inside and it's a race against time in china as the flood waters continue to rise. some out there are saying this mine and its history safety standards are not good. >>> more pomp and circumstances in canada. what the royal company is up to today as they continue their north american tour. >>> and let's try it one more time on this july 4th. a few birthdays one in particular. hager celebrating. happy birthday. our picture of the day also with the 4th of july scene. this is going on at owings mills. >> if you have a interesting photo or birthday or if you want to say happy birth by a -- birthday to somebody or show off your do
Jul 31, 2011 6:00pm EDT
neighborhood was wrecked by a tornado. look at westchester county. power lines are down and winds got up to 60 miles per hour. one neighborhood said the storm only lasted maybe 20 minutes but the damage it did will take days to clean up. >> you can see that trees have been knocked down in sort of a weird erattic pattern so it looks like something came through like a tornado. >> it was more important for us to be okay. cars can get fixed, houses can get fixed, people can't be replaced. >> the national weather service is investigating whether it was a tornado. >>> we have enough of tornadoes. >> one of those days my mind and mouth will coordinate. but one thing i can spit out, kind of a break today. it wasn't as humid. >> terribly hot. but it's 98 degrees right now but the dew point is 44. that's unheard of for d.c. >> and that means you can be outside and not break into a full sweat. >> exactly. your body can cool off easier. but the heat is take a toll. and it's a south wind and it's extremely humid at this time of the year and today's wind is out of the north and west and that's a dry d
Jul 12, 2011 6:00pm PDT
dead at least 1 westchester early tuesday. >> russian authorities are facing growing public anger over the sinking of an aging and overcrowded tourist. some divers discovered the bodies of dozens of the children. the death toll is expected to reach 130. this is underscored concerns but negligence and corruption. >> of all russian ships are flying their flag at half mast. like all these boats in the capital. the entire country is mourning the victims of sunday's disaster. the accident had shaken people badly. >> i am really sad, especially since so many accidents recently have happened in our country. a few weeks ago, a plane crashed. now we have seen this ship sank. >> i am shocked. we cannot get used to all of these accidents. all of us have to be much more careful. >> a final salute sounds at the side of the disaster. relatives had brought breeds with them. -- reeds with them. divers found the bodies of 30 to 40 children in the hold. after a memorial service in moscow, president dmitry medvedev promised to investigate why the ship turned into a death trap. >> andre greipel has w
Jul 29, 2011 4:30am PDT
have recovered the westchester a seattle man allegedly used in a gun battle with an officer in the bayview. the neighbor led them to the pistol police say belonged to kenneth harding. police particular tests show this is the gun that killed harding but they don't know if it was suicide or an accident. >>> heroin a stun gun and drug and gang paraphernalia, that's what watsonville police found in a home during a gang and drug investigation. a 32-year-old man is facing weapons and drug charges. and 22-year-old marlin uribe is being held on drug charges. >>> there is a marijuana grow site near where gunmen shot out a police officer this week. the officer was patrolling on foot near the upper san leandro reservoir monday night when two people opened fire at him. he was not hurt but he called in for help. crews have been searching the area since then looking for marijuana grow sites. investigators have not confirmed that the site they found is related to the shooting. >>> vallejo schools are among the latest victims of thieves who steal copper and then cash it in with recyclers. copper h
Jul 26, 2011 11:00pm EDT
it is way south and east to washington. look at the temperatures. 80 in westchester. and a nice cool down through the area. again it is dry air that is with us as well. the heat index values are high in the midsection of the nation and down through the south. memphis at 97 degrees. dallas, texas way up there. we're going to watch the intense heat once again start sliding to the east. it's going to up again again. by the time we get to thursday, slightly humid conditions around here and temperatures higher. and on friday getting up to 11 degrees. flirting with a record high and oppressive conditions. the heat index conditions could be 105 to 110 but it won't last as long as the last oppressive spell, only through saturday. nice conditions and sunshine. and friday late this weather front might bring an isolated shower to the area. but the most part, the best chance of rain comes on the weekend on saturday. 66 to 72, clear, cooler and nice tomorrow morning. look for the sunshine back tomorrow. some very comfortable conditions. 89 to 93 degrees. and the four-day forecast, thursday, 94, f
Jul 9, 2011 2:30pm EDT
technicians. emts. >> approximately five, six years ago westchester community college expanded their tech prep grant program with gorton high school, and we are able to offer an emt class to the students. >> you remember last week we spoke about the cardiac patient. and what i want you to do today is do the assessment of a patient which would look exactly like myself. >> reporter: the students are being trained by experienced emts on how to properly assist paramedics on the scene. >> sir, i'm an emt and i'm here to help you. what seems to be the problem? >> i'm having chest pains. >> reporter: we offer a medical program, truly one of its kind throughout the nation. which gives students the opportunity to go out into the workforce and have hands-on experiences. >> today as you can see we're in the ambulance. were practicing scenarios, you know, taking blood pressures, vital signs, you know, doing the basic patient assessment. just asking questions to the patient to see what's wrong with them. >> take a deep breath. take a deep breath. okay, do you feel any pressure breathing? >> reporter:
Jul 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
westchester shows -- satellite and radar shows we have clouds moving in for the afternoon and temperatures will be around 89-95 degrees depending on how much sun we receive. nighttime lows will fall into the 60's and the day tomorrow will not be so bad. it will be hot and humid, i should say the heat index will be around 105 degrees. >>> 66 and 95 as a normal volume of traffic but no accidents. 270 southbound has delays between 1008209. this is the beltway near andrews air force base. if you take route 5 out of wall dark to go to clinton, it is smooth and no problems on route 4. we will have newschopper7 and a little while. >>> more tough talk and action in the fight to raise the nation's debt ceiling with less than five days until america default. the house is poised to vote on a gop plan but it is not the end of the debate. wall street is beginning to show some signs of worry. autria godfrey is live in the newsroom. >>> the house is set to vote on this new plan from john boehner today. he is hoping some last-minute rewrites and harsh words will get his own party on board. he
Jul 12, 2011 5:00am EDT
evening commute in new york city. a train headed from manhattan to westchester county derailed while leaving grand central station just after 6:00 last night. it caused a slew of delays to the service there. there were about 500 passengers on board at the time. they were stuck underground for about 90 minutes. no one was seriously hurt. and the cause is still under investigation. >>> another juror from the casey anthony case is speaking out. we got the foreman of the jury to go on the record as long as he was not identified. >> the one thing i never really bought was the duct tape was placed at later time because you could look at that duct tape and you could tell it's been aged. but as far as where the duct tape was at the initial point and where the duct tape was when the body was found, that was argued and that's where a lot of the discrepancy was. >> that was juror number 11 who ark straightened the jury deliberations. >>> get ready for it. more traffic troubles on the way to our area as a big move draws near. >>> up next, one maryland senator tries to ease concerns but it could
Jul 25, 2011 9:00pm CDT
our area at mount prospect and westchester getting away from the lake it was warm '70s and '80s elsewhere. still moderately humid, second wettest july couple days away in july because of this high pressure that will keep it mostly sunny tomorrow with just scattering of fair weather clouds and look at the storm clusters developing in iowa tracking first into wisconsin and the during wednesday night later thursday through our area that will not be contiguous but it will come through a heavy downpour produced in clusters and that is another situation to watch going to be few bad again later this week also here is the forecast: clear cooler and less humid tonight, wind, like wind, tomorrow war with comfortable humidity and northeast lake breezes holding beaches to upper 70's, 87 degrees at o'hare airport, partly cloudy comfortable 64 degrees tomorrow night clouds building warburg more humidity as the day goes on wednesday scattered afternoon storms at night and temperatures 91 degrees very july look at the temperatures since the beating started the warmest july going so far and all
Jul 21, 2011 6:00am EDT
westchester research. there are no official records back in 1861 so we have to gather from the log, from the folklore of the day what transpired that day. but best i can tell you, it looks like temperatures the day of battle were in the low 90s. reports of a lot of humidity. no reports of any of the wagons being covered in mud or any of the horses having mud. at assumption was there wasn't a lot rain in the few days leading up to the battle. just your typical summertime fare. in 1961, they had the 100 year reenactment. the high temperature was approaching 100 degrees. people had reports of being a little dehydrated and not doing too well. so here we go again. 150-year anniversary appear this you go. there are some live pictures of your reenactment. you can see. look at the crowds there. they held that on national park service land. the national park service learned an important lesson and will no longer allow it on national park service lapped. i'm joined by two reenactors. we want to talk about the heat and how you will stay cool. what is your name. >> hannah. >> tell me about your outf
Jul 30, 2011 7:00am PDT
, ron. we are checking severe weather. let's start off with video from westchester county, north of new york city where they had all kinds of rough weather and lots of wind damage. at one point at the height of the storm, 20,000 people without power. today we're looking at severe weather across the far northern plains, areas like fargo, minneapolis, sioux falls, likely to see rough weather again today and more monsoonal rains for parts of the w wt. flooding will be possible throughout this region, and back here across the rest of the country, we'll continue to watch the heat build into the mid-atlantic by early next week. what many are calling a doomsday >> this weather report has been brought to you by splenda. dan and bianna? >> we care about accuracy. so we should say you're from abc 13 in houston. >> see, i wasn't going to correct ron, especially when it comes to houston. >> it's very difficult to correct ron. we know that. >> i apologize. 13, 13, okay. >>> we show ron. he just ran into the -- anyway, we'll show you that later. are we going to show them? there he is. >> my apologies
Jul 27, 2011 5:30pm PDT
company in westchester county, n.y., making $80,000 a year. he's proof that a liberal education in prison, or at least bard's degree, can pay off. moreover, says his boss, he represents a hidden national economic resource just begging to be tapped. >> look, we've got a hidden workforce out here, i'm talking about you all. >> reporter: in a job-challenged economy, virgil fisher is looking to hire, as the company he runs we-recycle! he runs we-recycle! expands. impressed by the ex-con grads of bard college's prison program who already work for him, he's looking to recruit more of them at woodbourne. this is the current crop of matriculants. >> don't lose sight about what this is all about. it's about business. it's about competing. it's about being able to win in a global economy. we hear all the time that when you go to prison, the only thing that you're learning how to do is to be a better criminal. and we have people who are coming out who are able to run supply chain, who are able to run human resources, who are able to do our settlements for us. >> reporter: fisher isn't targeti
Jul 22, 2011 10:00am PDT
as you mentioned, con edison air, they reduced power overnight to queens and westchester county. any more plans for brownouts ahead? >> this is how we work it. when there is more than two out, and there's significant demand, and we see temperatures like we have, con edison will look at the conditions as a precautionairy matter. we don't have to find ourselves where we are in an extreme situation and then have to reduce. so far we have done well. yesterday we had a hot day and did fairly well, and today we'll inbound trouble but we will hope to get through it. >> and possibly other cities should know some things is what? >> the combination of heat and humidity is extremely important and damaging to the system. we know that the stress on the system yesterday is going to have major impact today, because our system, which is mostly underground, so we have an underground system, it gets very hot, and that system will not -- did not have enough time last night to cool down. so we are anticipating that we are going to have problems. we're anticipating that we're ready, and we have sent out
Jul 27, 2011 10:00am EDT
meetings this past weekend on saturday. one in the city of engelwood. one in the area of westchester. they made it very, very clear that they want us to increase this debt limit. they want us to get about the business of creating jobs. they want to close tax loopholes for the richest corporations in america that receive tax breaks under the bush administration. they're sick of us paying with this issue. they want us to do the people's business. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman's time has expired. pursuant to clause 12-a of rule 1, the chair declares the house in recess until noon today. >> in our business most of the places we compete are in the 15% to 17% statutory rate, and as we know with other special incentives, those rates can be lower. my view of that, my concern about that would be finding that rate that would make it competitive or make it neutral and i think it would be below that low 20% range. the general concept would be very positive because it would simplify life and bring the dollars and put them back to work here in the u.
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